District Manager (Merchandising)
Lawrence Merchandising Services
Edmonton, AB
District Manager

WIS is full-service retail services organization with an experienced field staff across all 50 states and Canada. We are committed to increasing sales and profits for our clients by delivering in-store solutions to meet their needs. Because of this mindset we are experiencing unprecedented growth and are seeking a
District Manager
to lead a highly innovative world-class merchandising and client services program. The position is based in
Edmonton, Alberta.

The District Manager will serve as the main point of contact and lead a team of Brand Advocates in their assigned district who provide on-going merchandising and product-awareness services for our client. You will be responsible for final interviewing and hiring of your team, managing all aspects of their training, scheduling and execution of store visits, completion of visit reporting and their overall performance to specified goals.

As District Manager, you will work closely with your Region Manager to regularly communicate reporting analysis and follow up, provide store level feedback, track performance metrics to goal and address on-going training opportunities. In addition, you will be responsible for managing your team's schedule, expenses and adherence to company policies.

The successful candidate will possess the following:
Three to five years of prior management experience in retail, merchandising and/or field marketing
Multi-unit management experience; Big Box retail experience preferred
Success in meeting performance goals with a burning desire to be the best
Outgoing professional personality with the ability to build relationships quickly
Ability to provide technical support and troubleshooting techniques for Brand Advocates
Home office space with broadband internet connectivity
Reliable daily transportation and ability to travel at minimum 50% of time within your district
Valid driver's license with clean driving record and current automobile liability insurance
Typical schedule is normal business hours, 8am - 5pm, Monday through Friday; evening and weekend hours are rare. Seasonal weekend and holiday hours may be required
Extensive knowledge and use of the iOS platform and related products are required
Strong understanding of P&Ls and key performance indicators (KPIs)
This is an exceptional opportunity for the right field operations leader, if this is you we encourage you to formally apply for the position here:


WIS International welcomes applications from people with disabilities and is committed in providing appropriate accommodations upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.